Public Insurance Programs and Children with Special Health Care Needs
A Tutorial on the Basics of Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
This tutorial gives a broad overview of Medicaid and CHIP, the many different populations these programs serve, the changes they are undergoing under health reform, and some detail to help readers think about opportunities to improve access to coverage for CSHCN through communication and collaboration with Medicaid and CHIP staff. The tutorial starts with an overview of how definitions of CSHCN may vary by agency or program, followed by eight major topic areas and then recommendations for steps Title V programs can take to build successful partnerships with public insurance programs.
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- Once you've gone through the tutorial, test your newfound knowledge in our fun and games section below.
- We held a series of recorded Webinars that summarize and expand on the information outlined in this tutorial.
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What have you learned in this tutorial? Test your knowledge:
Download the Powerpoint Jeopardy-style Game [PPT] to test your knowledge of Medicaid and CHIP [PPT]Game instructions and answer key [PDF]
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For more resources related to Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program, please visit our Medicaid-related resources page.